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So my airbag light has been on for a while and it has never thrown a code my OBDII scanner ...


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Old 01-11-2017, 06:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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So my airbag light has been on for a while and it has never thrown a code my OBDII scanner could read. I borrowed a Dealer level scanner from my old man's buddy. It came up with "Driver Squib Circuit Short"

I'm at a loss.....WTF is a Squib.

The Great Omnipotent Interwebs have been unable to tell me what is wrong.

Any help is, as always, greatly appreciated.


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A squib is a small explosive device. From an airbag perspective, it's the thing that detonates to deploy the airbag.

If your throwing a code for a short, it's either a short in the wiring to the airbag or in the wiring itself. My first check would be in the clockspring and steering column.
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i have my doubts that it is the clockspring. I replaced it this time last year and my horn and cruise control still work. However ill still check the wires for continuity.


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